Homeschooling as a First Choice

Before we pack their first lunch, buy the first-day-of-school outfit, and permanently marker their name on everything our child owns— we need to have a sit-down and really think...

Using Read-Alouds as the Spine of Your Homeschool

When it comes to read-alouds, the homeschooling community is certainly aware of their value. Whether families use them for familial bonding, to promote literacy, to bring subjects to life,...

Outraged Parents Rally at Capitol Against Morally Corrupting Curriculum

A parent-organized group from Southern California is holding a rally on March, 28 at the California state capitol to protest content of new educational materials that school administrators say...

My Amazing Journey of Autism

When I was in kindergarten I was diagnosed with autism. My development began normally until eighteen months when I began to regress, losing the ability to communicate words I had...

Granite Hills High School Named Champion School by Special Olympics

High Desert Granite Hills High School was recently named a Unified Champion School by the Special Olympics of Southern California (SOSC). The school was awarded this designation based on...

The Day I Met Coretta Scott King

Meeting Coretta Scott King during my two-year residency in Atlanta was beyond a dream come true. After all, she was the widow of my favorite historical figure, the anointed...

Homeschool Doubts? Just Read

One thing that most moms have in common, despite differences in any other areas of life, is a lack of confidence. Too often we doubt our abilities to be adequate parents.

How Do I Know if Our Homeschool is Enough?

Have you ever had one of those days—or entire seasons—when doubt seems to have taken over your homeschool? As time goes on, you begin to realize that there is no...

Homeschool Parents: Does Your Family Have a Mission Statement?

Most organizations and businesses have a mission statement. What about Homeschool families? A mission statement is a formal summary of the aims and values of the company, organization, or individual....

CHEA’s 35th Annual Homeschool Convention

Rethink Public School--Homeschool Instead If you already homeschool or want to learn more, join hundreds of families at Christian Home Educators Association (CHEA) of California's 35th Annual Homeschool Convention at...